Flush with cash and high stock prices, companies are buying up the competition at levels not seen since the dotcom bubble. And with Washington providing more clarity on government spending plans, CEOs are more confident their expansion hopes will pan out — especially if the economy keeps growing.
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The Big 50 list highlights a group of companies who are aggressive and progressive. This year's list shows a significant amount of revenue growth, more than typical amounts of consolidation, and even a notably absent name (Barnes Distribution, now a part of MSC). It’s a tough marketplace, and the strong survive and thrive. If anything in these pages inspires confidence, we hope it’s the leadership of an industry that refuses to slow down.
The company said that nearly half of its sales are now generated online and it is working aggressively to cut costs and become more efficient. It aims to close up to 225 North American stores as part of a plan to save about $500 million by the end of 2015.
“We’re pleased the President is emphasizing much-needed infrastructure investment and project delivery streamlining, but he’s once again missed the opportunity to provide bold leadership and propose the new user fees everyone agrees are necessary to reestablish the federal Highway Trust Fund’s long-term fiscal integrity," says AED's President.
There will now be two separate regions within the Company's North Division - a redefined North Central region, headquartered in Appleton, WI, and a new Midwest region, headquartered in the Chicagoland area.
To further enhance delivering integrated and differentiated solutions for the wholesale distribution industry, IBM and Microsoft have expanded collaborations with I.B.I.S., Inc., a provider of end-to-end advanced supply chain solutions.
The latest offering is a result of TermSync’s analysis uncovering why invoices do not get paid on time.
For most of their history, automated vending machines focused primarily on giving retail consumers quick access to products. Only recently have they merged with inventory tracking software to create more powerful and effective inventory control systems.
Net sales in February of 2014 were $274,524 (Dollar amounts in thousands), up from $254,861 in the same month of 2013. The daily sales were $13,726, up 7.7% from $12,743 in 2013.
The heavy-duty, dual-pass jacket contains a reinforcing aramid braid between the layers providing added strength and improving cable resistance to pulling and torsional forces.
The purpose of a workstation determines its basic requirements and accessories. Sovella workstations use a basic slotted upright element for accessorizing the table.
The top performing industrial distributors in the U.S. are getting closer to their customers to better understand their product and value-added service needs. They are leveraging advanced analytics to identify and prioritize cost reduction and revenue growth opportunities and are using the latest technologies.
The trailer itself is made of carbon fiber and boasts to be 20% more aerodynamic than current trucks on the market.
For the year ended December 31, 2013, DXP reported a sales increase of $144.4 million, or 13.2% to approximately $1,241.5 million from $1,097.1 million for 2012.
Hutton brings 43 years of diverse industry experience to the interim position, having managed associations for over 25 years, including a prior position at ISA.
After growing in 2010 and 2011, world machine tool consumption has contracted for two consecutive years. However, based on several leading indicators, world consumption in 2014 should reach approximately $58,300 million, an increase of 6.2%.
According to a recent PwC report, industrial manufacturing (IM) CEOs are more optimistic this year compared to last, but energy costs are still a question mark.
Abilene, TX-based McCarty Equipment Company has acquired the assets and operations of the Bakersfield, CA location of Alternative Hose.
Since the beginning of its fiscal year, Airgas has acquired 11 businesses with aggregate annual revenues of nearly $82 million.
We are virtually bombarded by the phenomenon of data-driven headlines. On any given day we might read that cigarette smoking is on the rise, or that book sales are down, but without seeing the data plot over a long time we don’t really know what those headlines mean.
The Distribution Edition of xTuple replaces the former Standard Edition, which will be retired, and includes integration with third party catalogs and pricing services including Trade Service.